Youth & Adult Learn to Sail

The Australian Sailing Start Crewing Course is the aimed at people with little or no experience in sailing and is run over 12hrs. The participants will learn about sailing a small responsive keel-boat with an emphasis on practical experience. With an Ratio of one instructor to 5 participants you will get plenty of time crewing and helming the boat.
Cost $375
Start Helming

This course is designed to improve your sailing skills by building on your practical and theory knowledge that you have  previously learnt through the Start Crewing Course.

Cost $375

Start Skippering – spinnakers and racing!

You will now advance your sailing skills and safety knowledge to enable you to skipper unsupervised in sheltered waters. Skills, knowledge and experience are built on the experiences you’ve gained from completing the Start Crewing and Start Helming courses. Cost $375


Above – Pacer Dinghies sailing at RGYC             Above – Keel-boat sailing at RGYC


* NEW * OutThere Sailing!

Sailing courses for teenagers

RGYC is trialling, on behalf of Australian Sailing, a course specifically designed for teenagers aged 12-17.

Introductory courses will include all aspects of sailing and water based activities, including keelboat sailing, dinghy sailing, Virtual reality and Standup paddleboarding.

There are then courses held Sundays, throughout term 1, to continue the sailing experience.

The sessions are divided into morning sessions for 12-14 year olds, and afternoon sessions for 15-17 year olds.

If your teenager is looking for an outdoor activity this school holidays!

 Cost: $200

Course 3 OutThere Sailing One: 12-14 years of age – Term 1 – Sundays 10th, 17th, 24th Feb & 3rd March 2019, 8:30 am- 12:30 pm. Enrol HERE

Course 4 OutThere Sailing One: 15-17 years of age – Term 1 – Sundays 10th, 17th, 24th Feb & 3rd March 2019, 1:00pm- 4:00 pm. Enrol HERE



Start Sailing 1 & 2

Areas Covered

This course is conducted on Saturday mornings over the first half of the sailing season.
Sailing terminology, boat launch and recovery, capsize recovery in shallow & deep water,
rigging of the boat, sail a triangular course, man over board, basic sailing rules and theory. Cost $320
Further courses will be scheduled on demand